Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone (Book 1)

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Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone (Book 1)

Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone (Book 1)

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K. Rowling collaborated with playwright Jack Thorne and director John Tiffany to continue Harry’s story in a stage play, Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, which opened in London, and is now thrilling audiences on four continents. Not bookclub, Not the Australian edition, Not the Ted Smart edition, Not the Canadian edition, Not ex-library, but the scarce true first edition, first printing near fine Bloomsbury edition with the complete number line of 10 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1.

This scarce Bloomsbury paperback edition has the First Issue points "The Wendy Cooling blurb to the front board" the word "wand" appears twice on page 53" the word "Philosopher's is misspelled "Philospher's" to the back cover and the words "Wizardry and Witchcraft" later changed to Witchcraft and Wizardry on later editions. Mysterious letters written in emerald green ink begin arriving at Number 4 Privet Drive, launching Harry from his dull life with the Dursleys into an extraordinary world of magic wands and flying broomsticks. He is left only with a lightning-bolt scar on his forehead, curiously refined sensibilities and a host of mysterious powers to remind him that he's quite, yes, altogether different from his aunt, uncle, and spoilt, pig-like cousin Dudley. If you've got a collection of Harry Potter books you don't want, it's a great time to have a little clear out and generate some cash in the process. Harry Potter is an ordinary boy who lives in a cupboard under the stairs at his Aunt Petunia and Uncle Vernon's house, which he thinks is normal for someone like him who's parents have been killed in a 'car crash'.

Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone: MinaLima Edition (First UK edition-first printing) by Rowling, J. I reluctantly decided to start the series as I never managed to finish the books when I was younger. Of course, Uncle Vernon yells most unpleasantly, "I AM NOT PAYING FOR SOME CRACKPOT OLD FOOL TO TEACH HIM MAGIC TRICKS!

I cannot even begin to explain to you how much Harry Potter means to me, every single time I read these books I’m transported back to my childhood reading them for the first time again ❤️ honestly it’s my go to comfort read series! Harry Potter has never even heard of Hogwarts when the letters start dropping on the doormat at number four, Privet Drive. K. Rowling has received many other awards and honours, including France’s Legion d’Honneur, Spain’s Prince of Asturias Award and Denmark’s Hans Christian Andersen Award. Say you've spent the first 10 years of your life sleeping under the stairs of a family who loathes you.

One of just 5,150 paperback copies of the first impression, published on the same day as the incredibly rare hardback. Extremities very slightly rubbed, minor crease to rear wrapper, some foxing to edges and first few leaves; a near-fine copy. All volumes are Very Good to Near Fine and are clean and bright with minimal faults - volume two has some fading to the spine. Whether it’s an antique wardrobe, mid-century sideboard or that signature chair for your bedroom, we have something that will tickle your fancy.

Black hardback (red lettering to the spine) with Dj(two small creases and nicks on the edges of the Dj cover), both in near fine condition. The hardcover issue consisted of 500 copies, most of which went to libraries, with the softcover issue making up the bulk of the first edition for sale to the public with a print run of 5,150 copies. The wraps are in great condition with some soft light creasing to the rear panel and only a very soft corner crease to the upper front panel.

Please be assured that there has been no restoration, re-colouring, or touching up whatsoever to the publisher's patterned boards.

We take pride in offering a wide selection of used books, from classics to hidden gems, ensuring there’s something for every literary palate.If a second edition of a book is released, it will have a change in the plot or extra information added (this is why textbooks have numerous editions).

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